12 January to 16 February 2008

Elizabeth McIntosh
Two Silver Paintings

Untitled (Silver) - 2006
Oil on Canvas
72" x 90"

Untitled (Black and Silver) - 2006
Oil on Canvas
30" x 40"

McIntosh’s paintings formally explore elements of line composition and the building blocks of structural components. Rendered with a simplicity of abstract form, the rigidity of McIntosh’s lines and repetition of irregular shapes pronounce her ongoing investigation of geometric abstraction.

Elizabeth McIntosh is a Vancouver-based artist who graduated with a BFA from York University in 1992 and received her MFA from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, UK in 1996. McIntosh’s recent Canadian solo-shows include: Young Night Thought (Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, 2006), Parisian Laundry, Montreal (2007) and Fire at Full Moon (Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, 2007). McIntosh was also included in the group exhibition PAINT at the Vancouver Art Gallery (2006/07). McIntosh’s work is included in notable collections such as: The National Gallery of Canada, The Perimeter Institute, The Bank of Montreal and The Royal Bank of Canada. McIntosh currently teaches painting at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver.